Today In History: 
2007:
 Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs announces the iPhone
1760: Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat

Born on This Day:
1
913: Richard Nixon: American politician, 37th President of the United States
1908: Simone de Beauvoir: French writer and feminist 

Gone on This Day:
1324: 
Marco Polo: Italian explorer